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The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson

The Back Doctors podcast is weekly conversations with doctors from around the world sharing patient stories as they inform, educate, and offer hope for the millions of people who have back pain.
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Now displaying: November, 2017

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Nov 27, 2017

Spine specialist, Dr. Steven Baroody shares a story of a postal worker with incapacitating neck and arm pain.

Dr. Baroody is a 2004 graduate of New York Chiropractic College, in Seneca Falls, NY.  A martial artist for more than twenty-five years, he was introduced to chiropractic when he injured his low back being thrown.  The quick recovery that followed, and the opportunity to help others convinced him that chiropractic was the career for him.

Halfway through his education, however, Dr. Baroody sustained a serious shoulder injury, serious enough to require surgery.  After the surgery, however, ART accelerated his rehabilitation and enabled him to return to both chiropractic and the high level of martial arts he had enjoyed before the injury.  Dr. Baroody is a certified spine specialist in Cox Technic.

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1-603-203-3185

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Nov 20, 2017

Lopez

Life in Manhattan means walking.  Spine specialist, Dr. Wanda Lopez shares the story of a New Yorker who wants to be able to walk pain-free in Central Park again.

Dr. Wanda Lopez is a board-certified Manhattan chiropractor who has been in private practice for nearly 30 years. She specializes in conditions of the spine, hands and feet.

Dr. Wanda believes it’s crucial to treat the whole person and address the role that stress, work and exercise can play in the body’s wellbeing. Her practice is dynamic and innovative, focused on helping patients make a prompt recovery

She has been involved in yoga and in numerous sports, including squash, cycling, basketball, softball and volleyball, which inform her treatment of fitness-conscious patients and competitive athletes.

She has a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and Biology from Notre Dame of Maryland University and a Doctorate in Chiropractic from New York Chiropractic College. She is certified as a Cox Technic practitioner and in Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation (IASTM). To keep her work and techniques up-to-date, she regularly attends professional seminars

Early in her career, she was an adjunct professor of human anatomy and physiology at LaGuardia Community College in New York.

Born in Puerto Rico, Dr. Wanda has spent all her professional career in New York City. She is fluent in both English and Spanish. Her office is located at 120 East 56th Street in Midtown.

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1-212-319-3433

 
Nov 13, 2017

Spine specialist, Dr. Fred Schofield helps a 90 year-old gentleman incapacitated by severe back pain get relief.

Dr. Schofield knows what it is like to suffer from neck and back pain. That is why he has committed his life to serving those in pain. “I was kicked in the back in a rugby game and suffered chronic low back and neck pain for 9 years! My father was a medical doctor and chiropractic was off limits. However, when after 9 years I was still in pain, I was willing to do anything. That is when I went to see a chiropractor for the first time. My pain was gone after the first chiropractic adjustment. It was right then that I decided to become a chiropractor.”

Dr. Schofield is recognized locally in Phoenix, nationally and internationally as a leading authority amongst spine specialists.  He is renowned amongst peers for developing the most innovative approaches and specific systems for patient care. Dr. Schofield’s Functional Analysis allows him to accurately find and remove central nervous system interference.

Restoring central nervous system function allows him to achieve incredible and dramatic results with the most difficult, chronic and degenerative cases.

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Nov 6, 2017

A hair-dresser seeks relief of severe back pain from spine specialist, Dr. Anthony Galante to avoid back surgery.

Dr. Galante graduated from National University of Health Sciences in 1992, is certified in Cox Technique Flexion/Distraction, author of The Sciatic Survival Guide and is a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician.

Dr. Galante grew up with back pain. His mother suffered with it, his father had stenosis and arthritis, his grandfather had 2 low back surgeries (neither surgery helped), several aunts and uncles have dealt with back pain, with it being so prevalent in his family it wasn’t a big surprise that Dr. Galante found himself in a chiropractor’s office at the tender age of 17.

You see, Dr. Galante had a history of low back pain going back to middle school! For years the nagging pain was there, but it wasn’t until a hard hit in a hockey game landed the good doctor on his hip that the back really flared up!

Suffering with back pain on and off during his 20’s, he found traditional chiropractic techniques were not relieving the pain and it continued into his early 30’s. This caused Dr. Galante to search for a solution. And he found one. The Cox Technique relieved Dr. Galante’s back pain for the first time in 2 YEARS!

Currently, Dr. Galante uses numerous treatments to improve his patient’s quality of life. In addition to the Cox Technique, he utilizes Manipulation, Physical Therapy, Super Pulsed Laser, Whole Body Standing Vibration, Rebuilder Therapy, Orthotic Therapy, TENS units, Diet and Nutritional Counseling, Kinesiotaping and Massage Therapy.

Dr. Galante lives in Algonquin with his wife and two children.

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